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In the first installment of a new series, Hoops Hour with Henderson, Princeton men's basketball coach Mitch Henderson talks with two-time Ivy League Player of the Year Craig Robinson '83. In 2000, Henderson and Robinson joined the staff at Northwestern when Bill Carmody became the Wildcats' head coach. After six years on staff in Evanston, Robinson spent eight years as a head coach, two at Brown and six at Oregon State, before moving on to a color commentator role with ESPN.
In the second installment of a new series, Hoops Hour with Henderson, Princeton men's basketball coach Mitch Henderson talks with New York Knicks GM Steve Mills '81.
Princeton men's basketball coach Mitch Henderson talks with classmate and Time Magazine writer Sean Gregory '98.
Brian Taylor '84 scored 1,239 points in just two seasons at Princeton in the era before freshman eligibility and before departing for professional basketball. A two-time first-team All-Ivy Leaguer and the 1971 Ivy League Rookie of the Year, Taylor was selected by both the Seattle SuperSonics of the NBA and the New York Nets of the ABA. He joined the Nets and earned ABA Rookie of the Year honors in 1973 before helping the Nets to ABA titles in 1974 and 1976. He went on to play in the NBA for the San Diego Clippers, Kansas City Kings and Denver Nuggets as part of a 10-season ABA/NBA career.
1:05: On growing up in Perth Amboy, N.J.
12:07: On choosing Princeton
18:35: On acclimating to Princeton
26:10: On choosing to return to Princeton after his ABA/NBA career
31:17: On going to the ABA and post-college life
47:33: On today's NBA
49:07: On the 3-point shot
53:50: On his nickname "BT Express"
55:51: On Julius Erving
57:00: On the definition of Princeton basketball
59:35: On life after basketball
73:55: On Pete Carril's impact
Opening sequence courtesy bensounds.com & ESPN.
John McPhee '53, author of 30 books and a Ferris Professor at Princeton since 1974, grew up in Princeton and has followed Princeton athletics since before his days as a student. His first book, called A Sense of Where You Are, is about Bill Bradley '65.
0:57: On growing up in Princeton
3:49: On his writing influences
4:51: On the Princeton classes he teaches
7:10: On his connection to Princeton Athletics
10:11: On competing on “20 Questions” while at Princeton
12:43: On writing for the New Yorker
14:02: On playing basketball at Cambridge
15:00: On Pete Carril
18:21: On writing about Bill Bradley
31:31: On his writing career
36:47: On friend and former Cleveland Cavaliers owner Gordon
38:52: On his interviewing style
42:44: On teaching students today and Matt Henshon ‘91
49:23: On bicycling
50:18: On Bill Bradley’s 2000 presidential campaign
51:30: On his appreciation of great teams
53:34: On Princetonians he’s worked with, including Richard
Stengel ’77 and Marvin Bressler
57:47: On Pete Carril and the building of Jadwin Gym
59:54: On Butch van Breda Kolff ‘45
1:02:44: On Arthur Ashe and his book Levels of the Game
courtesy bensounds.com & ESPN.
Princeton men's basketball coach Mitch Henderson '98 sat down with his former coach, Princeton's all-time winningest men's basketball coach and Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame member Pete Carril to talk about Carril's life and career.
1:33: On growing up in Bethlehem, Pa.
13:39: On Butch van Breda Kolff ‘45
20:35 : On life aftercollege
21:56: On his coaching style
24:15: On his family growing up
25:23: On beginning his teaching and coaching career
29:18: On beginning his collegiate coaching career at Lehigh
Opening sequence courtesy bensounds.com & ESPN